UQ Business School's annual research Bootcamp is designed for PhD students to sharpen their research skills. This one-day event comprises several workshops and panel discussion sessions with topics ranging from research design and academic writing to paper submission and mental wellbeing.

For further information, please contact Afshin Haghighi a.haghighi@business.uq.edu.au or Antje Martins a.martins@business.uq.edu.au

Register

As part of a COVID-safe event we need to know how many people will attend each session in-person or online.  Below you will find the schedule for the Second Day of Bootcamp 2020. Please pick the sessions you would like to attend and mark your preferences upon registration:

Bootcamp 2020 (Part 2) - 4th December

ModWest Collaborative Rooms 

8–8.30am

Registration

8.30–9.20am

Session 1: Welcome address - reflecting on 2020 and planning for 2021

Speakers:

Afshin Haghighi: President & HDR Cohort Representative

Sveta Sargant: HDR Liaison Officer

Prof Peter Popkowski-Leszczyc

Room: 11A-120/121

9.20–9.30

Break

9.30–10.30am

Session 2: Lab-based Research Methods

Speakers:

A/Prof Gabby Walters

Dr Nicole Hartley

Room: 11A-110

Session 3: Research Design in Finance and Accounting 

Speaker:

Dr Rand Low

Room: 11A-111

10.30–11.30am

Session 4: Job Market for HDR Graduates

Speakers:

Prof Andrew Burton-Jones

Dr Ida Asadi Someh

Sinead Hourigan, QLD Managing Director, Robert Walters Recruitment

Room: 11A-110

Session 5: Managing Risks and Contingencies during your Candidature

Speakers:

Speakers – TBA

Room: 11A-111

11.30am–12.30pm

Lunch break: to adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines, please bring your own lunch and refillable water bottles with you.

12.30–1.30pm

Session 6: Academic Writing (for various academic outlets incl. thesis)

Speaker:

Prof Sara Dolnicar

Room: 11A-110/111

1.30–2.30pm

Session 7: Journal Submission and Review Process

Speakers:

Prof Peter Popkowski-Leszczyc

Prof Robert Faff

Prof Andrew Burton-Jones

Prof Neal Ashkanasy

Room: 110/111

2.30–2.45pm

Break

2.45–3.45pm

Session 8: We all want to develop impactful theory, but what do we mean by ‘theory’?

Speaker:

Prof Jörgen Sandberg

Room: 11A-110/111

3.45–4.45pm

Session 9: Staying well during your PhD

Speakers:

A/Prof Richard Robinson: HDR Coordinator tourism discipline

A/ Prof Barry Olliver: UQBS Mental Health champion Student Services

Dr Bronwyn Robson: Student Counsellor

Dr Dan Walker: Deputy Director Grad School

Room: 11A-110/111

4.45–5pm

Session 10: Closing Remarks

Speakers:

Afshin Haghighi: President & HDR Cohort Representative

Prof Peter Popkowski-Leszczyc

Room: 110/111

About Business School Events

The Business School proudly hosts a range of events throughout the year, independently, in conjunction with The University of Queensland, and with our industry partners. Our events may appeal to audiences of prospective, current or past students, members of the public or industry professionals. 

Venue

In-person at UQ St Lucia or online

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